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August 13, 2022

Newark lifted its boil water advisory for homes in the city that were impacted by a water main break ealier this week. The boil water advisory has been in place since Tuesday when a 72-inch main in Branch Brook Park in Belleville ruptured. The Department of Water and Sewer Utilities’ State ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark's Boil Water Advisory is still in place as city officials announced Wednesday that 99% of the city’s water service has been restored in the areas impacted by yesterday’s water main break in Belleville Township. City officials said that water leaks have been stopped and full ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A 30-inch water main in Newark's West Ward burst Thursday morning as city officials work to restore water service following an initial main break that occurred earlier this week in Belleville Township. “After restoring water to 100% yesterday evening, we experienced a pressure surge ...

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NEWARK, NJ — New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) officials’ plans to construct two buildings that would bring 300-plus residential units and commercial space to downtown Newark will come before the city’s Central Planning Board next week. NJPAC officials submitted an application to the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District's annual music festival will return to Newark for its 15th year starting Wednesday, July 27, bringing an array of musical genres including Gospel, hip-hop, Latinx/Hispanic Caribbean diaspora, and more. The music event series will ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Harriet Tubman, the heroic abolitionist and trailblazer, made Newark an important stop on the Underground Railroad as she led enslaved African-Americans out of the South to freedom. Now, a community park in the state’s largest city has been renamed in recognition of her historic fight ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An ordinance granting an $18 million tax exemption to the developer heading the massive redevelopment project of the former Newark Bears Stadium site downtown will come before the City Council for a vote to adopt at its next meeting. The City Council on Tuesday voted in favor to ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A new series of installations and public artworks spawned from the minds of Newark-based artists were unveiled Tuesday in the city's downtown, imbuing a new sense of cultural and community pride. The artworks were showcased by officials from Newark-based audiobook seller and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Plans to construct more than 400 residential units on Clay Street in Newark will come before the city Central Planning Board on Monday. 96 Clay Partnership, a Newark-based developer, is proposing to demolish existing buildings located at the corners of 316-330 Mt. Pleasant Ave., 94 ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Runoff clashes will take place next month in Newark's East and West ward council races, with a potential third runoff taking place in the South Ward, according to unofficial results from Tuesday's nonpartisan municipal elections. Newark's East Ward race is gearing up for runoff ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The battle to represent Newark’s Central Ward will see two candidates, incumbent LaMonica McIver and Shawn McCray, facing off against each other in the city’s upcoming nonpartisan municipal elections on May 10. This isn’t the first time McIver and McCray have contested each other ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A developer is proposing to convert a lot of retail space in downtown Newark into a Burlington Coat Factory store through an application submitted to the city’s Central Planning Board. 729-737 Broad Street, a Fort Lee-based developer, is proposing to convert existing multi-tenant ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Central Planning Board is scheduled to hear an application next week for a Newark-based developer proposing to convert the historic Branford Place building into a mixed-use building. 20 Branford, LLC, a developer associated with the Paramount Assets real estate firm, is ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Central Planning Board next week will hear an application for a developer proposing to demolish existing structures on Clinton Avenue to make way for a new six-story mixed-use building. Clinton Equities, a Newark-based developer, filed an application with the city ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark's vision of constructing a monument dedicated to the life and legacy of the pioneering abolitionist Harriet Tubman moved one step closer to becoming a reality Thursday as city officials announced that they secured a major funding boost and support for the project. The Andrew ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Renowned restaurateur Melba Wilson will be serving up some southern comfort in downtown Newark as city officials announced Wednesday that her signature Melba’s Restaurant is coming to Broad Street. The opening of Melba’s 550 will be held at 550 Broad St. later this year, according ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The oldest Irish-American parade in New Jersey finally returns to downtown Newark this month after a two-year absence. The parade, which is organized by the Newark St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee Inc., is scheduled for Friday, March 11 at 1 p.m. in the city’s downtown.  Due to ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Union County man was arrested this weekend for his connection to possessing illegal weapons and narcotics at a downtown Newark drug trafficking site, authorities announced. Dashawn Martin, 29, of Hillside, was charged with the unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Central Ward Councilwoman LaMonica McIver declared her bid for reelection in the city's May 2022 non-partisan municipal race, announcing Thursday that she submitted over 1,000 signed petitions to City Hall from residents residing in the ward she represents. The Central Ward ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties organization will now be housing its services in the prominent 550 Broad St. building in downtown Newark, allowing the organization to privately conduct interviews with children and their families to match them ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Downtown Newark is continuing to see a wave of residential and commercial development after the city’s Central Planning Board on Monday approved plans for a 22-story mixed-use building to be located on Fulton Street. Ten Park Place Associates, Inc., a developer based in Newark, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The first round of plans in what is expected to be part of a nine-phase redevelopment of the former Newark Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium in the Central Ward was approved on Monday by the city Planning Board. May Newark LLC, a Lakewood-based developer and affiliate of Accurate ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An application proposing to redevelop the former Newark Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium site into a thriving hub for residential, retail and small business spaces will come before the city’s Planning Board next week.  May Newark LLC, a Lakewood-based developer and affiliate of ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Two prominent office buildings and an adjacent parking garage located in the heart of downtown Newark were recently acquired by a partnership between developers, SHIFT Capital, Hanini Group and CoInvestment Partners (CoIP), with millions of dollars planned to be invested into upgrading ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The construction of a "cultural hub" that will bring 250 apartment units, retail space and a gallery is being proposed by The Newark Museum of Art to provide an innovative space to re-imagine downtown Newark for residents and visitors alike.  The project, dubbed "Museum Parc," is ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A group of Newark artists are getting an opportunity to use their talents to produce large-scale installations and public artworks at Audible’s newly renovated headquarters in Newark and in the surrounding downtown neighborhood as part of a multi-phase initiative led by the audiobook ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Students at Michelle Obama Elementary School, one of three new district schools that opened this fall, will learn a lot more than how to take control of their learning path. They will also learn how to take control of their health through wellness initiatives guided by the school’s ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Site plans for the construction of a 100% affordable housing development in Downtown Newark will come before the city's Central Planning Board next week nearly seven months after Newark Mayor Ras Baraka first announced the project.  The project would fulfill a longtime vision of the ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A longtime friendship that has helped push the ambitions of Marcelino Trillo and Paul Parada throughout their personal lives, collegiate education, and careers as educators will take shape in a new way this year as they now lead the Robert Treat Academy Charter School campuses in ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Plans for a mixed-use building that would bring more than 300 residential units to Downtown Newark on McCarter Highway were given the go-ahead on Monday by the city’s Central Planning Board during a special meeting.  Newark Waterfront Association proposed to construct a 25-story ...

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